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Counterpoint hosts regular events across the world and publishes a variety of articles, news items and briefs. On this page you will find all of these including Counterpoints, our flagship series of commentary pieces

European forms of populism

Catherine Fieschi discusses the particularities of populism in Europe in today’s edition of Libération. European populisms, she argues, have cross-country commonalities, but when observed closely, they also show important specificites tied to national contexts. Read her interview here.

The generic and country-specific triggers and traits of populism across Europe will be discussed at our seminar ‘Europe’s hidden wiring on Tuesday 15 October. Find out more here.


Strategic advice to manage new forms of cultural and social risks

Decoding cultures and making sense of context

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Interpreting public behaviour and emotions

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News & events


Historic errors set in stone

Public monuments seem to have become the lightning rod of our cultural wars: from Robert E Lee, to Cecil Rhodes, to intimations that Nelson...


Developing a new language of persuasion: Counterpoint’s workshops on framing

With public distrust of expertise at an all-time high, and an increasing demand for transparency, the messages of carefully constructed campaigns can easily fail...

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Europe’s riddle: Migration, community experiences and public opinion

Counterpoint examines the local experience of migration and integration across five European countries in light of continuing migration into Europe. Our research in Sweden,...